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Jerome S. Harris Records, 1931-2016

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Jerome Sylvan Harris (1909-2005), Buren Sidbury Professor at Duke University Medical Center and the second chairman of the Department of Pediatrics (1954-1968). Types of materials include photographs, negatives, contact prints, artifacts, reprints, research materials, certificates, a plaque, slides, 16mm film, a reel-to-reel-audio tape, mini cassette tapes, printed materials, clippings, correspondence, notes, drafts, reports, artwork, writings, and other administrative materials. Collection also contains IRB materials, both analog and digital, and "Protection of Human Subjects in Research at DUMC" manual drafts and different versions. The bulk of the materials pertain to Harris' career at Duke. Materials date from 1931 to 2016.
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Accession A2019.021, 1934-2007

Department of Urology Records, 1969-2019

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The Duke Department of Urology is a leader in providing outstanding clinical care, performing cutting-edge clinical and basic science research, and training the next generation of outstanding clinical and academic leaders in the field of urology. The department's mission is to advance urologic health as a leader in world-class multidisciplinary research; innovative education; and compassionate, exception urologic care for all patients. Duke Urology is recognized worldwide for expertise in the areas of general urology, prostate cancer and prostatic diseases, male sexual health, urinary tract stone management through the Duke Comprehensive Kidney Stone Program, minimally invasive surgery and robotics, reconstructive urology, urinary incontinence, testicular cancer, bladder cancer, and pediatric urology. Includes materials from the Division of Urology, prior to it becoming the Department of Urology in 2023. Contains administrative records pertaining to the Duke Urologic Assembly, Duke Tuesday, Winter Urologic Forum, Focal Therapy workshops and symposiums, Duke Prostate Cancer Patient Symposiums, a small amount of correspondence and departmental printed materials, including an early urology handbook. Types of materials include programs, correspondence, digital files, brochures, and flyers. Materials date from 1969 to 2019.
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Accession A2019.058, 1969-2019

Duke Immune Profiling Core Laboratory Notebooks, 2004-2023

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The Duke Immune Profiling Core (DIPC) is a Duke School of Medicine and Duke Cancer Center Institute Service Center whose academic home resides in the Department of Surgery. Their overarching mission, "To identify immunologic signatures that predict clinical outcomes," is comprised two components: Service and Discovery. Collection contains laboratory notebooks. Materials date from 2004 to 2023.
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Dale Purves Papers, 1950-2020, undated

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Contains the personal and professional records of Dale Purves, professor of neurobiology, chair of the Department of Neurobiology (1999-2002), and director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University Medical Center. Types of materials include laboratory notebooks, photographs, slides, correspondence, manuscripts, short writings, clippings, committee materials, professional organization materials, memorabilia, grant materials, media files, posters, and emails. Major subjects include neurosciences, neurobiology, and visual perception. Materials range in date from 1950 to 2020.
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Gerhard Chester Henricksen Papers, 1942-1955

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Gerhard Chester Henricksen (1907-1994), Duke University's assistant university treasurer during the 1940s, was responsible for coordinating funding and budget activities of Duke University Hospital. He was also an original member of the Accountants' 52 Club, which was organized for the national exchange of ideas, procedures, and techniques among the organization's hospital financial officers. Collection contains Henricksen's professional papers. It includes materials from the Accountants' 52 Club, the American Hospital Association, and the Southern Institute for Hospital Administrators, as well as Henricksen's own writings. Types of materials include brochures, conference proceedings, correspondence, reports, memoranda, printed materials, budgets, bulletins, and short writings. Materials range in date from 1947 to 1955.
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School of Nursing Records, 1930-2017

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Contains the administrative records of the School of Nursing, School of Nursing Alumni Association, and other nursing student associations. Types of materials include correspondence, minutes, certificates, newsletters, budgets, evaluations, reports, class records, proceedings, publications, awards, photographs, ephemera, memorabilia, printed materials, DVDs, CDs, and clippings. Major subjects include Duke University School of Nursing students and faculty, School of Nursing Alumni Association, Nursing Student Government Association, Nursing education, continuing education, nursing students, nursing societies, sororities, Sigma Theta Tau, Bessie Baker, Rachel Booth, Myrtle Irene Brown, Dorothy Brundage, Ann Jacobansky, Margaret Pinkerton, Florence K. Wilson, and Ruby L. Wilson. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2017.
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Accreditation Files, 1938-1982

Ray E. Brown Papers, 1926-1974

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Ray Everett Brown (1913-1974), hospital administrator and educator on hospital administration at several institutions, including the University of Chicago, Duke University, Harvard University, and Northwestern University. Types of materials include correspondence, conference brochures, speeches, clippings, photographs, reports, minutes, certificates, agendas, contracts, invoices, financial statements, expense reports, newsletters, book reviews, reprints, publication drafts, notes, academic records, resumes, and ephemera. Major subjects include hospital administration and administrative education. Materials range in date from 1926 to 1974.
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Administrative, 1936-1974

Lenox D. Baker Papers, 1930-1979

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Lenox D. Baker graduated as part of Duke University School of Medicine's first graduating class in 1932. He came back to Duke in 1937 and became the chief of the Division of Orthopaedics, a position he held until 1967. He helped establish the North Carolina Cerebral Palsy Hospital and served as its medical director until 1972. Baker was also a founding member and later president of the North Carolina Orthopaedic Association. This collection contains personal, professional, and administrative materials in connection with Baker. Materials include correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, articles, and meeting and society records. Major subjects include his work as chief of Duke University's Division of Orthopaedics at Duke University, as well as his role in various clinics and his work at the Cerebral Palsy Hospital. Other subjects include politics and elections, including Baker's support for various candidates, the North Carolina Employ the Physically Handicapped Commission, and professional societies such as the North Carolina Orthopaedic Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Orthopaedic Association. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1979.
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Administrative and Personal Papers, 1930-1979

Barnes Woodhall Papers, 1930-1987

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Barnes Woodhall (1905-1985), professor and chair of the Division of Neurological Surgery and dean of the School of Medicine at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, subject files, minutes, reports, memoranda, memorabilia, short writings, reprints, and photographs. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, Duke University School of Medicine, health services administration, Veteran's Administration, North Carolina Atomic Energy Commission, Health Planning Council for Central North Carolina, Journal of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center Library, National Library of Medicine and MEDLARS, National Institutes of Health, hospital design and construction, and Research Triangle Institute. Major correspondents include Everett Hopkins, R. Taylor Cole, and Douglas M. Knight. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1987.
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Administrative Correspondence and Subject Files, 1949-1976

Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development Records, 1952-2019

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The Duke University Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development was created in 1955 by the U.S. Surgeon General and was designated as one of five regional resource centers on aging. The center's first initiatives included the Duke Longitudinal Studies, a 20-year project begun in 1956 that monitored the physical, mental, social, and economic status of approximately 800 older adults. Types of materials include correspondence, audiovisual materials, reprints, departmental histories, budget materials, computer printouts, brochures, newsletters, clippings, directories, grant materials, questionnaires, printed materials, architectural plans, and internal administrative papers such as meeting minutes, reports, publications, and photographs. Major subjects include the study of aging and human development, mental health, geriatric medicine, psychological and psychiatric behavior of older adults, Carol Woods Retirement Home, the Hillhaven LaSalle Nursing Center, the Forest at Duke, the Greenery Rehabilitation Center, the United Methodist Retirement Home, the Croasdaile Village, and Ewald W. Busse. A portion of the materials came from the files of Dorothy K. Heyman; these files have been interspersed throughout the collection. The collection contains materials from Gerda G. Fillenbaum concerning the Study at Carol Woods in Chapel Hill, NC (1979-1981), the Longitudinal Retirement History Study (1969-1979), the Older Americans Resources and Services Program (OARS), and the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD). The collection also contains materials from Lisa P. Gwyther, concerning her work with Alzheimer's and related diseases and the Duke Aging Center Family Support Program. The collection also contains materials from Mitchell Heflin concerning the Consortium for Faculty Development to Advance Geriatric Education (FD-AGE), the Duke Geriatrics Division's curriculum on the care of older adults entitled "Clinical Core on Aging", and the Duke Geriatric Education Center (GEC). Materials range in date from 1952 to 2019.
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Administrative Files, 1952-2015